Ryan Dean is a licensed attorney with the State Bar of Texas. He practices in the area of federal and state tax controversy, white-collar defense, business and tax planning, and civil litigation. Given his experience in accounting and finance, he brings a unique perspective for the advocacy of clients.
Dean is a graduate of the Southern Methodist University Dedman School of law where he focused his studies on tax law and litigation procedure, and he served on the editorial board of the SMU International Law Review. He also completed his Tax L.L.M. at SMU and participated in Off-Campus Mock Trial during law school. Prior to joining the firm, he gained experience as a clerk with the Department of Justice: Tax Division, focusing on federal tax controversies and civil litigation. His previous experience also includes serving as a judicial student clerk for a federal district judge in the Northern District of Texas.
Dean is a graduate of Pepperdine University where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting. After attending Pepperdine, he developed accounting knowledge and business skills as an accounting manager for a large, publicly traded real-estate portfolio.